Is it God’s will or just poor decisions?

life choices

How much of our situation in life is based on our own life choices vs. God’s will? I love having God’s sovereign help, but I put a lot of weight in our own personal responsibility. We have a lot of choices to make every single day, and those choices lead to the life we get to live. Episode #638 November 30, 2018 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take 48 minutes to dive into real life questions about finding your passion, deciding what kind of … Read More

Have you taken the road less traveled…

making choices

The choices we make — People often suspect they made a wrong turn early in their career or life. I think what’s important is what you’re doing today to make your life beautiful. You could be on one of 50 different “roads” and still choose to make your life miserable – or awesome. Episode #618 June 29, 2018 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take 48 minutes to dive into real life questions about finding your passion, deciding what kind of life you want to live … Read More

The choices we make – with Joanne Miller

Making choices

Episode #607 April 13, 2018 People seem to be in a lot of despair. They feel like they don’t have choices. Dan’s wife Joanne joins him on this week’s podcast and shares some of the trials and tribulations of their life and how the choices they’ve made have impacted them. Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show.  In this episode I invited Joanne to join me in responding to the flood of messages we’re getting from listeners who feel trapped by their circumstances.  Welcome to the 48 Days Radio Show. Questions: 1.  How … Read More

Don’t turn the red handle

Joanne and I toured the Maritime Museum of San Diego last week.  One of the vessels displayed there is a Russian B-39 Submarine.  I was awestruck at the complexity of the valves, gauges and controls.  I imagined a young sailor confronted with the choices available, and having to make rapid decisions under extreme pressure. (This is a shot of just one of many control centers in the belly of that beast.) Fortunately for us, most of our decisions are more clearly defined.  We know right from wrong and what choices will work in our favor and which will lead to poor … Read More

How do you tell your life story?

What do you tell people when you first meet them?  Like anyone else, I can tell my life story as a healthy version or a victim version. I grew up in a home where we didn’t even have running water until I was in the 8th grade. I knew nothing but poverty.  As a 5-yr-old I was forced to get up at 5:30 AM to do my share of the farming chores. Most Christmases I got a new pair of blue jeans – my one gift for a non-joyous occasion.  I was not allowed to wear neckties or fancy clothes. … Read More